Plant Operations Assistant Director

Gothenburg Health   Gothenburg, NE   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on June 29, 2024
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Plant Operations Assistant Director

Position Summary
To perform facility preventive maintenance and repairs as necessary, complete facility work orders, plan, and complete minor construction, assist, and recommend purchases of supplies and equipment, remove snow, and other grounds functions. Complete documentation as necessary. Assist outside contractors as required.

-Perform all preventative maintenance of facility's heating, cooling, air conditioning, refrigeration, vehicles, life safety equipment, medical gas systems, and other related equipment.
-Perform necessary repairs, as able, to the facility's heating, cooling, air conditioning, refrigeration, vehicles, life safety equipment, medical gas systems, and other related equipment.
-Perform scheduled inspections or maintenance on all equipment, buildings, and systems assigned to the Plant Services Department and document accordingly.
-Keep maintenance areas in good order. Assist in maintaining supply levels. Purchase minor supplies and equipment with approval from Supervisor.
-Assist maintenance director when outside contracting assistance is required.
-Complete work orders or other work as assigned and document appropriately. Contact person requesting repair, verify repair or problem, and notify person of completed work.
-Treat medical waste as trained. Maintain medical waste treatment and storage areas. Dispose of treated waste as per regulations.
-Perform snow removal and other grounds duties as required.
-Check operation of company vehicles, procure fuel, and arrange for outside maintenance or repairs when necessary.
-Maintain, repair, and replace light bulbs and light fixtures as necessary.
-Perform minor plumbing repairs and replace and install plumbing fixtures, lavatories, and toilets as able.
-Analyze and correct electrical problems and repair, replace and overhaul electrical equipment and controls as able in accordance with applicable building codes and facility and regulatory safety procedures.
-Utilize and operate hand tools, power tools, and other equipment to complete assignments/maintenance. ---Maintain tools and equipment in a clean, safe, and usable manner.
-Notify Supervisor or designee of potentially dangerous or hazardous equipment, systems, or building problems. Correct, as able, or remove the dangerous or hazardous equipment, systems, or building problems from service and post placards as appropriate when repairs cannot be completed to satisfactorily remove the danger or hazard.
-Perform carpentry work required in the maintenance and construction of rooms and equipment. Procure and maintain construction materials. Maintain construction areas in accordance with life safety and applicable regulations, and when complete, leave area in a safe and attractive manner.
-Maintain waste receptacles, trash bins, and waste receptacle areas outside the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
-Store chemicals, fuels, compressed gases and paint in a safe manner.
-Be available to take call as assigned and respond to the facility within 30 minutes.
-Be available to work beyond normal work hours as needed.
-Maintain CONFIDENTIALITY of patient and employee information.
-Attend and participate in all in-service education as required.
-Complete annual employee health requirements in a timely manner.
-Perform Supervisor's duties in his/her absence.
-Perform other related duties as may become necessary or as directed by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications
-Experience in minor repairs to buildings, facilities, service equipment, and other related equipment.
-Experience in plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical, and pneumatic systems of a hospital preferred with certification in HVAC or electrical preferred.
-Groundskeeping experience
-Ability to organize tasks and work independently to include good reasoning and troubleshooting skills.
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, employees, and officials in other departments.
-Ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions and orientation to the job.
-Ability to perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly.
-Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to request clarification when needed.
-Ability to understand the meaning of words and respond effectively.
-Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.
-Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing to include legible handwriting.
-Knowledge and ability to properly use hand tools, power tools, and other equipment essential to the job function.
-Basic computer knowledge and skills

About Gothenburg Health
Gothenburg Health is a critical access hospital and clinics located in Gothenburg, Nebraska. This is an opportunity to join an innovative and positive work culture with a growing healthcare provider with unparalleled passion. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package that includes vacation and sick leave, extended illness, health insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability, and a defined contribution retirement plan with an employer match.